PREA is a federal law that mandates standards for prevention, intervention and prosecution of sexual assault and sexual harassment within prisons, jails, and detention centers.


DCJ has ZERO TOLERANCE for sexual abuse or harassment.


You can report PREA abuse and harrassment in these ways:*

  • Notify a Juvenile Services staff member (they are required to generate an incident report and conduct an investigation): 503-988-3460
  • Ask a Juvenile Services staff for a Grievance Form to fill out
  • Call the DHS Abuse Hotline: 503-731-3100

* Retaliation for making a report is prohibited and should be reported to a Supervisor